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Abbott ends commercial traffic inspections in the Valley

WESLACO — Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday he would halt the enhanced inspection policy that wreaked havoc on commercial traffic along the U.S.-Mexico border...

Tamaulipas Governor to discuss border inspections with Abbott today

Tamaulipas Governor Francisco Javier García Cabeza de Vaca will be meeting with Texas Governor Greg Abbott today, Friday, to discuss international crossings. Details of the...

McAllen mayor urges Biden to delay end of Title 42

McAllen Mayor Javier Villalobos is calling on President Joe Biden to reconsider the decision to rescind Title 42 on May 23, citing the continued threat of COVID-19.

DPS to continue time-consuming inspection of commercial traffic in RGV, El Paso

Gov. Greg Abbott announced that the Texas Department of Public Safety will immediately cease enhanced inspections of Mexican commercial vehicles crossing into Texas from Nuevo Leon. However, troopers will continue the inspections at ports throughout the Rio Grande Valley and elsewhere across the border.

Goods gridlock: Mexican truckers halt traffic at Pharr bridge following Abbott’s new inspection mandate

PHARR — Just four days after the Texas Department of Public Safety began implementing a program to inspect all commercial traffic crossing the Texas-Mexico border, Mexican truck drivers staged a protest that has halted all traffic into and out of Mexico at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge on Monday.

Rare pest intercepted at Brownsville international bridge

Agriculture Specialists with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted a rare “First in Nation” pest...

Job machine: EDA assistant secretary visits eBridge Center

Alejandra Y. Castillo, assistant secretary of the U.S. Economic Development Administration, was in Brownsville Tuesday to tour the future eBridge Center for Business and...

McAllen gives Tamaulipas governor key to the city

McALLEN — The city highlighted binational relations Tuesday, honoring Tamaulipas Gov. Francisco Javier García Cabeza de Vaca by presenting him with a key to...

Bus passenger arrested for trying to smuggle heroin, cocaine in luggage

U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Sunday arrested a woman after finding nearly eight pounds of heroin and a little more than a pound...

CBP finds nearly 45 pounds of meth in car batteries

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Hidalgo Port of Entry discovered nearly 45 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in car batteries Tuesday. The...